Systematic review and meta-analysis on Papageno effect published in Lancet Public Health

Posted February 25, 2022 under Research News

A systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by members of the Wiener Werstaette showed that media narratives of hope and recovery from suicidal crises appear to have a beneficial effect on suicidal ideation in individuals with some vulnerability. The paper was recently published in Lancet Public Health and can be found here:

Link to Paper

Reference for citation:
Niederkrotenthaler, T., Till, B., Kirchner, S., Sinyor, M., Pirkis, J., Tran, U. S., Voracek, M., Arendt, F., Ftanou, M., Kovacs, R., King, K., Schlichthorst, M., Stack, S., & Spittal, M. J. (2022). Effects of media stories of hope and recovery on suicidal ideation and help-seeking attitudes and intentions: Systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Lancet Public Health, 7(2), e156-e168. 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00274-7.